Jimmy Smith

    Jimmy Smith

    • Jimmy Smith
    Jimmy Smith

    Jimmy Smith

    • Jimmy Smith

    Jimmy Smith

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        Jimmy Smith wasn't the first organ player in jazz, but no one had a greater influence with the instrument than he did; Smith coaxed a rich, grooving tone from the Hammond B-3, and his sound and style made him a top instrumentalist in the 1950s and '60s, while a number of rock and R&B keyboardists would learn valuable lessons from Smith's example. James Oscar Smith was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania on December 8, 1928 (some sources cite his birth year as 1925). Smith's fathe... Read more

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